Is a work contract done between a company based in Canada and myself in the US valid, in US territory? I signed a confidentiality and non-compete agreement with my previous employer in Canada (independent contractor) who is an authorized reseller of products from my current employer in the USA. The Canadian reseller is attempting to restrict my employment with the manufacturer in USA due to a non-compete agreement. Is this contract signed and bound by the laws of Canada, legally viable in USA? Thank you in advance for your reply and consideration.
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Yes, it can be legally binding in the USA, as well as in Canada (the terms of the contract control). You might want to consult a lawyer before attempting to break this contract.
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I could not answer your question without reviewing the contract. Please feel free to contact me for assistance. Regards,
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